A New Survey Shows That Over 1 In 10 Young Americans Have Never Heard Of The Holocaust

Some states fared better than others: Wisconsin, Minnesota, Massachusetts, Maine, Kansas, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, Idaho, Iowa, and Montana had what the survey called “the highest Holocaust Knowledge Scores” (calculated using the percentage of respondents who had definitively heard of the event, knew 6 million Jews had died, and could name at least one concentration camp). States that had the lowest scores were Alaska, Delaware, Maryland, New York, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Florida, Mississippi, and Arkansas.

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